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to dismiss problems that continue to play the obamacare website. but the reality is, the website still is not working as it should. the obama administration still will not tell us how many people have successfully rolled and purchased obamacare insurance. we will have considerably more comment on those circumstances here tonight. i'm "lou dobbs tonight". ♪ good evening. the president today defiantly declared that obamacare is here to stay. regardless of the failures during a sometimes rambling and at times contradictory speech that included shots of republicans who were opposing obamacare. >> we have learned not to make wild promises about how perfectly smooth it is going to be an all times. do not let the initial problems with the website discourage you. we are going to keep on working to fix whatever problems, the mahler ever comes up we will fix and the reader never peeling as long as i'm president. the statements -- lou: the statements come after announcing that the administration had met their own self-imposed deadline of november 30th to have the website problems fixed. fox new
to sell obamacare into the overt growing list of witches and broken promises. with more on this, they had fellow of the heritage foundation. thank you,d, for joining us. but i would like you to respond with president actually said. here he is. >> do not let the initial problems discourage you, because it is working better now and it will keep on working better over time. everyday i have checketo make sure that it's working better. and we have learned not to make wild promises about how perfectly suitable be at all times. gerri: not even close to perfectly smooth. what do yo say? >> we still hve a long way to go. the president himself said that obamacare is more than a website and i think that it's discouraging a lot of people. not just the website, but what they find when the website does work. they are not all that happy with ehois i obamacare. no health care. you have more people without coverage than with covage because of obamacare. we are still in a situation where people can go to the doctor or hospital and have coverage. i mean, i am just shocked at how bad this is. >> unfortunatel
folks can sign up. >> we know that obamacare is still plagued with problems. >> the experience that people are having under this new law, it runs counter to the happy talk we see appearing out of the white house. >> right now what this law is doing is helping folks, and we're just getting started with the exchanges. >> it was a nightmare. they offered coverage for myself, my wife, but my one and a half-year-old daughter was left off. >> tax credits that you may be eligible for that can save you hundreds of dollars in premium costs every month. >> people are going to be signing up, thinking they are going to get some help from the government in paying for. this and find out that the cost is much much higher than they anticipated. >> this bill was fundamentally flawed. >> what's important for everybody to remember is not only the law has already helped millions of people but that there are millions more who stand to be helped. >> the president's healthcare law continues to wreak havoc on american families, small businesses, and our economy. >> you got good ideas? bring them to me
saying obamacare is now working and he will never surrender. >> we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> tonight charles krauthammer will analyze the situation. >> when jesus had those five loathes and two fissures he didn't charge food stamps. he didn't ask how much money they had. >> would jesus approve of the nanny state? some democrats want to impose on 00 u.s.a. tonight we will hear both sides of this intense debate. >> a woman has been mobbed by a bear. >> is -- she is bleeding she needs help. >> a troubling story out of orlando, florida a black bear mauling a a middle-aged woman. and this kind of threat is happening all over the u.s.a. tonight's "special report" animals gone wild. >>> caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ >>> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. president obama trying to make a come back with obamacare. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. today in washington, the president went on the offensive saying that the affordable healthcare law is now up and ready. >>
news alert. a short-term fix for obamacare that could leave you taxpayer holding the bag. some say it looks like a bailout for the insurance companies. martha: that's a good way to start the day. i'm martha maccallum. reports that the white house could cut a deal so insurance companies could get their money since the white house doesn't have the back end setup to get paid. the insurance companies would estimate the government, here is what it will cost to cover x, y and z. both sides would cut a check on the honor system. bill: americans have 19 days to sign up and ebb roll to get coming for 2014 and the insurance companies need to get paid. you need to keep them on board. here we go. they call it a workaround in washington. you could call it a -- a bailout. >> the subsidies are not paid from the government to each individual person. they are actually going to be paid from the government to the insurance companies on behalf of each individual person. the web site supposed to figure that out. and then it figures the subsidy and tells the understand company. it's not even built yet.
back here tomorrow. gerri: hello i am gerri willis on the willis report, obamacare on life support, taxpayers on the hook, as new survey said fewer than 3 in 10 of young and uninsured will buy obamacare, a new warning about life saving devices for your heart, how is your marriage doing? a new way to give it a grade, wire watching out for you tonight on the willis report. gerri: welcome to the willis report, your show, your money, your voice, tonight, your healthy care fiasco, president obama staging a pr blitz on obamacare today, this time, aiming his comments at young people. >> product is good, affordable this is a big deal. to quote joe biden. if you are a student body president, set up a conference on campus, if you are a bartender have a happy hour. >> really? this is how you talk up the president's signature legislation by joking about going to a bar. the president asking young american to talk up the supposed benefit of the law to their friends disby three house hearings revealing more questions than answer. here is the latest dr. singer, surgeon and col scholar at cato inst
gap between the rich and poor. also, the economic benefits of obamacare. the white house is promoting this and quickly approaching the deadline. in the meantime, today's top headlines. jon: caught on camera, plus the latest in the manhunt for the suspect. and loose change is really adding up in our nations airports all of that money you leave behind at security checkpoints could be spent and how low can you go. it is all "happening now" ♪ ♪ jon: good morning on this wednesday. the president giving a speech on the economy today to talk of obamacare again. all part of a three-week pr blitz to convince americans to sign up and soon. hello, i am jon scott. jenna: i am jenna lee. the presidents common coming on the heels of the enrollment website 631 the website is trying to put the botched rollout behind it. getting that millions of enrollees getting the health care law work. the deadline to sign up for coverage next year is december 23. let's talk about with karl rove, a senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to president george bush. he is also a fox news contributor. that was par
. >> the website is still the visible part of obamacare. while it seems to be working better that's only part of the battle. to make the exchanges work the president will need the young and healthy to sign up. if they don't enroll premiums could skyrocket. mike viqueira from the white house, tell us about the strategy of the next three weeks. what is the president trying to accomplish? >> he's trying to refocus attention from the bad on to the good. the white house feels largely that the problems of the website has been fixed. you saw the president in the briefing room some two weeks ago, a contrite president obama. today something more redemptive. he feels as though the next three weeks is crucial, many people feel that way. december 23rd the deadline if you're going to get insurance through the exchanges you have to be do it by then to have insurance by the kick off of obamacare by january 1st. this is a difficult time. meanwhile the white house, the administration officials insisting that they have most of the problems all sorted out. >> mike, the roll out of obamacare has hurt public conf
is worried about, he is putting a firewall around obamacare right now because democrats are running away from it in droves and he is trying a last stand to put the best face of obamacare, you know, best face of the branding around obamacare that he can, because next year is an election year and it is so critical, and millions of americans are losing their health insurance this january 1st and they need to get signed up into obamacare quickly. >> but if they get a lot of people, if they get millions of americans signed up, the web site is working better, can't they undo that -- >> what is really interesting is republicans we all know the web spite is going to get fixed. the technology is going to eventually happen what we are do yotalking about now is the acces and affordability of obamacare. people's premiums are likely to go up, people's deductibles are going to go up, the access around to getting to their doctor is going to be troublesome and i think that is what you will see, along with the security and lack thereof of the exchanges. >> woodruff: so woodhouse, you hear what he is saying, e
company to say how much money is owed. it is a glitch in the obamacare web site. this as the president insists the web site is working. elizabeth prann is following it all for us as she joins us live in washington with more. >> reports indicate the site doesn't have the ability to accept and transfer subsidies or funds to insurance companies. and in the interim the administration constructed another short term fix until the payment system is up and running flawlessly. customers will get an estimate cost of each plan. once the system is built the government and irnss can regr-- insurers can regroup and make the exact payment. it is raising eyebrows from critics. >> we passed a bill that is so complex and so contradictory he has a web site that is not functioning correctly. he thinks if he makes the right speeches he says the right words somehow it will change the perception. but here he runs up against the wall. >> the president this week stands firm by his signature piece of legislation. 9 law will not be repealed. >> the bottom line is this law is working and will work into the future
, today you will see a push for income equality. and there will be more damage control on obamacare, too. the left is seizing on the equality issue, demanding higher wages by legislation. the d.c. city council just approved an increase in the minimum wage to 11.50 an hour eventually, one of the highest in the nation. tomorrow, fast food workers demanding better wages, too, $15 an hour. all of this as wal-mart opens its first two stores in d.c. today. 600 people hired, more than 23,000 applied for those jobs. the d.c. city council wanted to keep wal-mart out. come january, extended jobless benefits fob for 1.3 million people expire, no more government checks. will the democrats fight to keep the money flowing? good questions. we've got other headlines. former tyco chief dennis kozlowski is in prison for improper use of money. rightly or 0 wrongly, he was the poster boy for corporate greed. and 180,000 bucks on booze, that's government. used the money allocated in your budget or lose it. last one, again with spending, the new york yankees opened their wallet and signed outfielder jacoby el
stopped the enforcement of mandatory sentencing and parts of obamacare. the benghazi issue. the irs issue. how many more things you think have to occur, thinking that a prosecutor, one of those is not enough evidence. two of those, in and of themselves, is not enough evidence. the violations that i see and have just listed, i think, is enough evidence to ask questions . where do you draw the lines and what i have recited as enough evidence to start asking questions about the president >> first ofs power? all, congressman, i cannot address all of the -- all of the -- the things that you have raised. many of those things, let's be honest about it, are honest disagreements about policy or how to interpret the law. but your interpretation of the law is -- you are saying that you do not agree with how i interpret the law and you say i am wrong. sentence,sh my raising the specter of some kind of grotesque residential authority,f unwanted it is not based on fact. mr. cantor believed that his interpretation of the law would sink obamacare, in his view, is correct. or, i guess he does. the preside
health insurance more affordable. >> jon:. >> forget about obamacare if we can let the private sector run rampant in medical care, my gosh, you would be able to buy the equivalent of an iphone like you can now for $29. >> jon: where do you get your phone? i am sure the only way you can get the iphone equivalent for 29 bucks if you go to china town and snatch up a snapple y phone, which you can use to play all the top games, your irritated birds, your candy crunch, it is not even candy, that is lo zenk. >> my personal, lozenge. >> my favorite, root ninja. >> it catches the excitement of packing away at a root, because they are harder to -- cut. >> if you want to efficiently provide a product to millions of americans at once, the right thing in the private sector is the only way, government can't get it done, didn't we see an example of the private sector at work just this past week. >> pull out your credit cards black friday is here. >> black friday's bedlam. >> an ugly scene, frenzy shopping led to fist fights. >> slugging out right in the middle of the aisles. >> bruises. >> one pulling
undermining the rule of law that is at the center of our constitutional design. from obamacare to immigration, the current omission is picking and choosing which laws to enforce. it is a bedrock principle. the president must faithfully execute the act of congress. the president cannot enforce the law simply because he dislikes it. the obama administration has been equally asserted in the round of domestic policy routinely making and runs around congress through broad claims. limits. president obama is the first president since richard nixon to ignore and enacted law simply because he disagrees with it. in place of the checks and balances established by the constitution, president obama has proclaimed that "i refuse to take no for an answer." and "where congress won't act, i will." throughout the obama presidency, we have seen a pattern. president obama circumvents congress when he does not get his way. for instance, while congress is currently debating how to reform our immigration laws, the president effectively and acted the dream act himself by ordering immigration officials to stop enforc
is at the center of our constitutional design. ,rom obamacare to immigration the current administration is picking and choosing which laws to enforce. conferstitution does not on the president the executive authority to disregard the powersion of unilaterally waiting, suspending or revising the laws. it is a bedrock principle of constitutional law that the president must faithfully execute acts of congress. the president cannot refuse to enforce a law simply because he disliked it. presidents have from time to time a blog claims of executive power. authority have traditionally been limited to the area in which presidential strongest -- their foreign affairs. the obama administration has assertive in the realm of the next six policy -- domestic policy. regulatory actions that bush executive power beyond all limits. obama is the first president since richard nixon to ignore and enacted law simply because he disagrees with it. in place of the checks and balances established by the constitution, president obama that "i refuse to take no for an answer." "where congress won't act, i will." throughout th
: no clue. dagen: no laughing matter obamacare on capitol hill, four separate hearings georgia congressman phil gimmickry weighs in on what his committee has accomplished and it is the season to drink. the ceo joins cheryl and dennis in the next hour. here to help bla ks on the move. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 in here, streetsmart edge has tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 chart pattern recognition tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 whicshows you which ones are bullish or bearish. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 now, earn 300 commission-free online trades. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 call 1-888-852-2134 tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 or go to schwab.cotrading to learn how. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 our trading specialists can tdd#: 1-88852-2134 help you set up your platform. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 because when your tools look the way you want tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 and work the way you think, you can trade at your best. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 get it all with no trade minimum. tdd#: 1-888-2-2134 and only $8.95 a trade. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 open an account and earn 300 commission-free online trades. tdd#: 1-888-852-2134 call 1-888-852-2134 to learn more. tdd#: 1
with president obama blank suspension of obamacare. of course i agree with mr. lazarus. they are not the same as obamacare. but what is striking about the comparison is that president lincoln welcomed the involvement of congress. welcome to the congress to ratify what he had done to pass the statute justify eating. he was concerned that they had overstepped the constitutional authority and welcom welcomed cs ratification of its action. president obama by contrast actually threatened to veto the statute that would have ratified his action. in fact i think is a startling contrast i was trying to bring out in that op-ed. .. they have offered despite two years of people like me raising this issue with the irs is trying to do is illegal. they have yet to offer one shred of, when statutory provision or one shred of evidence that supports their claim that the statute authorizes tax credit through exchanges of established by the federal government under section 1321 or that it was congresses intent for the statute to authorize tax credit through those exchanges. so there's a lot more to be said about
not demonstrated its expertise or a willingness consider what effect obamacare is going to have on the health of this country. host: on twitter -- referring to senator mary landrieu who is up for reelection. been in clarksburg, west virginia. it democrat. you.r: good morning to i will tell you the truth. yeah, you want to fire someone. the house.get rid of when people don't do their jobs -- you want to fire somebody for not doing their job? these characters who always want to know about benghazi. tell me the truth about iraq. host: robert lambert on twitter. jerry, independent caller. texas. why are we complicating things? infighting. let's sit down and have discussions and work things out. quit pointing fingers. things.he complications i don't care what happened in in 2013.use we are how are we going to progress? how are we going to move forward if all we're doing is debating? argumentt about the , the formerrt gibbs press secretary to the white in order tog that restore people's trust in , the presidentn has to hold somebody accountable. caller: the only message that sent is that congress i
was your problem with health care. >> my problem with health care -- we're talking about obamacare? >> rose: yes. >> i believe chd it was a once in a generation opportunity to separate this thing from the corporation and make the consumer of health care actually have choice and have skin in the game. i think one of the big problems with the health care system is we go to the doctor, we have no incentive to shop, we have no incentive to see what the costs are and as long as your corporation is paying the bills and you don't see that bill, that's the way it's going remain. i guess my biggest -- >> rose: so there's no intelligence at the decision point. >> right. there's none whatsoever. >> rose: or self-interest. >> right. we -- we have taken away the market, which you could use, very much so, to solve this problem. we've completely taken out of the equation. i guess my problem with obamacare, the more i understand now, is it's all so dishonest. and by that i mean -- so we're taking young healthy people and making them buy plans with stuff in them they don't need to subsidize people with pre-
-- the people obamacare is designed to help. they have nothing to fall back on if they become ill. a getting them signed up has been undermined by a website plagued by failure and incompetence. president vowed the law would not change. >> you've got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we are not repealing it as long as i'm president. [applause] we will make it good for all americans. such thing as an obamacare health plan. here in washington, d.c. and in some states, they are expanding free care for those of low income. this website is helping people choose between several private plans. it makes picking a mortgage or pension look simple. it has become a symbol for the law that will almost certainly define obama hoss presidency. -- obama's presidency. many have been questioning his competency, and indeed, his presidency. folk fun at the failure, and also took advantage of a chance to criticize the coalition. they have seen the private sector fail and they believe the government can solve their problems. and now they have seen the government fail. i think they will have a much more ja
as obamacare, is trying to provide health care for the 15% of the americans without health insurance. claim they have already benefited from obamacare. plaguedwebsite launch by technical problems, on tuesday the american president was at pains to give his affordable care act a clean bill of health. >> noun the website -- now the website is working for the vast majority. we want to ensure folks folks -- folks focus on what is at stake here, which is the capacity for you or your family's to be able to have the security of decent health insurance at a reasonable cost. >> launched on october 1, healthcare.gov was designed to allow people to shop for insurance policies to provide medical coverage for millions of uninsured. problems host of emerge. insurers said many application forms were strewn with evers and others simply disappeared. website users complained of frequent outages. theck obama says most of bugs have been resolved, but yet the glitches has given fresh ammunition to the republican party as they take aim good >> it is not just a broken website. this bill is fundamentally flawed. ca
$500 per stitch? consider this: how do hospitals th will it get better or worse with obamacare? also, an al jazeera exclusive brings new questions to light over iran's influentialing program. plus the energy drink business is exploding with little regulation. we will hear from a doctor whose new study is adding to growing concerns safety. >>> can you live your life paying for everything by only using online currency? we will be joined by a couple who live in -- or who lived in banking. >>> hello. i am antonio mora. we begin with outrageous hospital bills. the mysterious methods hospitals use often puzzle experts. how can it cost one person in california $1,500 to get stitches when the person next to them is charged $500 more and the same treatment in florida could cost over $3,000? as al jazeera's janet tuboni reports, higher costs do not necessarily equal better care. renewing a long-standing debate prices. >> hospital costs have americans fed up with the system. >> i think insurance companies and hospitals and healthcare in general are really over the top >> reporter: some e
certainly have been put through the wringer by obamacare's failed rollout. but looks like they are finally going to get their pay day courtesy of you. since the health care website can't calculate subsidies yet, insurance companies will guess what they are owed and our government will just cut them a check with taxpayer money. what could possibly go wrong? joining us now to break it all down, buy i don't know rork of the "washington examiner." he is also a fox news contributor. byron, this is an unbelievable story. every day you peel back another layer on the onion and there is some other smelly ugliness there. >> boy, isn't it? melissa: wow! >> there are a couple things to understand here. one the nature of subsidies we're talking about for months. these are not subsidies where government sends money to each individual person they use to buy coverage. in fact the subsidy goes from the government to the insurance company on behalf of the insured person. the other thing is this website. we've heard that the, you know the obama administration basically declared victory on the website yesterd
but the -- obamacare still not working but the president is defiant. he really is. we'll have the sound bite later. but with millions losing their health care plans and others paying more than promised, is it just too little too late? we're going to discuss that with sound bite. >> i'm going wait for sound bite. never mind. these models proving they can do a lot more than just strut a runway. i agree. "fox & friends" starts now. >> hi. i'm billy baldwin and you're watching "fox & friends." >> one of the baldwins. mr. baldwin was your history teacher at school. >> and summer recreation. he ran summer recreation every summer. he was a big, massive man, a commanding figure. >> put down the lawn dart. >> we were all given one lawn dart every summer and we all survived. billy is a great guy. i'm curious because billy is a big defender of the president. i'm wondering if he defends the president's rollout of obamacare and if he backs the president's stance of campaigning yesterday. it sounded like he was doing a campaign stop yesterday. >> it seems to be, as they printed in the post yesterday, that the 1
see disapprove 56%. approve 39%. how likely are you to enroll in insurance through obamacare? or aca exchange likely 20% unlikely 47%. 50/5028%. we're back with the panel. david, where is this now on the hill? where are are republicans? where are democrats? where is this relaunch. >> i think had when you an administration this deep into a national policy and you are the midst of another pr offensive and improving the messaging, it means you have a durable political problem. and so for democrats, they're optimistic and by the fact that the web site is doing better. we'll know shortly over the next couple weeks, i think whether the back end is doing as well as the front end. that makes them feel good. for republicans who never liked the law and see a lot of problems with it they see nothing but problems coming down the pike. and, because of that, they don't think that this web site, in fixing it, is going to make things any better and, in fact, they feel like it's going to help them make their case against the law and you can expect to see more oversight hearings and you can expect to
is that obamacare is here to stay president obama urged americans to ignore republicans who the president says are routing for the affordable care abilit act to f. >> i have always said i will work with anybody to employment anemployment -- implement and improve this law effectively. >> deffectively. do you have good ideas in. bring them to me and let's go. it's part of a white house strategy to promote healthcare until december 23rd. mike viqueira was there at the president's speech and he joins us to the white house. >> we are not going back, john, that is what president obama said he was talking about the days before the affordable care ability when 41 million americans were uninsured. what the president was trying to do se essentially is saying we e not going back to the last two months. the president's healthcare.gov website where folks go on the individual market place to get insurance has been a disaster. and the president now believes that they have turned -- that is what he was trying to do is get back on offense here. he has nervous democrats and look being ingandlooking at whae gube
. each day we are going to feature a different state with a different set of problems featuring obamacare. we are looking at a state of oregon. if they with more than 150,000 cancellations. it has been broken since day one. he says oregon citizens for him to the curb can even get back on the curb if they wanted to. and that is the ironing there. good luck getting something, anything. >> the good news for some of those consumers is that belief is state insurance commissioner is allowing this to be continued through next year. but they still rely on that some white. neil: at this point in the health care law, they're about 5 million fewer that have insurance and we have a lot of ground to have this run more smoothly and i would imagine that the indication of it will take a while. >> absolutely. one of the core goals of this is to expand that more americans could access a form of insurance company. including what kind of insurance coverage and we will get to that later. and you've mentioned many of these are facing a confusing situation in states like oregon and so people have to figure out
people around the country can ask questions about obamacare. >>> 911 called made inside sandy hook elementary school to police on the day of that fatal shooting showed calmness. the district attorney said he would like to hold them because it would be too distressful for families. al jazeera's will not be playing the yawsio o calls. >>> al jazeera's ron mcbride has more. >> reporter: smiles for the cameras but the start of talks are expected to be tough. on biden the burden of voicing the angry of america's allies in its territory traditional stand off agaioff against china. oh. >> great power rivalry has led, and a new relationship should head for peace. now how this great power relationship is going to play out between china and the united states remains to be seen. >> reporter: as biden arrived in beijing, state run media was already carrying criticism for his support of japan, warning america of the perils of taking side. biden faces a tricky balancing act. >> what has impressed me from the beginning, your candid and you are instructive in developing in new relationship. both q
do differently to give them a better shot. if you still don't like obamacare, and i know you don't, then you should explain how exactly you would cut costs and cover more people and make insurance more secure. you owe it to the american people to tell us what you are for. not just what you are against. [ applause ] >> that way we can have a vigorous and meaningful debate. that's what the american people deserve. that's what the times demand. it's not enough anymore to just say we should get our government out of the way and let the unfettered market take care of it. [ applause ] >> for our experience tells us that is just not true. i have never believed that government can solve every problem or should, and neither do you. we know that ultimately our strength is grounded in our people, individuals out there striving, working, making things happen. it depends on community, a rich and generous sense of community. that's at the core of what happens at the ark here every day. you understand that turning back rising inequality and expanding opportunity requires parents taking responsi
the obamacare website appear to be paying off somewhat. sources say 29,000 people have signed up for insurance plans on sunday and monday which surpasses the total let signed up for the entire month of october. what there is a new concern that not everyone is on board. a gallup poll released today reveals 28% of those who currently do not have health insurance say they are more likely to pay a fine and sign up for insurance. next, a popular a problem it and so bad it has been declared an emergency. >> temperatures in the 60s, but what comes next will certainly feel like winter. >> that cap star falling fast and the metro division. the redskins face the chiefs. is that politically correct? george washington is ready to battle. it is the acc big 10 challenge. morell hear >> today, president obama turned his attention away from health care overhaul and to the nation's economy. >> he returned to the team from his campaigns, reducing income inequality starting with they change in the minimum wage. rebecca cooper is outside the arc where the president laid his plans. >> it is the townhall education
for the first time. why some are jumping on the obamacare bandwagon. >>> a new way to plan for the golder years. 401k advisors with a different domestic philosophy. >> and one of the most chaotic places on earth. you are looking live at the christmas tree in new york city. the tree will be lit tonight. tÑ >>> you're waking up to a live look at denver international airport where the snow is falling and more is on the way. >> good morning to you and welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton. the possible pitfalls in what is a popular way to save for retirement. first, let's check out what the temperatures are doing across the nation. meteorologist nicole mitchell. >> we talked about the snowy side of this, but the cold air side is dramatic. two days ago we had temperatures in the 40s. some of the highs in the next couple of days may not go above zero. with that, dramatic temperature changes between yesterday and today. denver, 30 degrees cooler than we were yesterday. and, of course, that is supporting the snow that we see across the region. >> the cold air is spreading to places th
that is a treasure-trove for cybercriminals and identity thieves. further, the obamacare website interacts with the i.r.s. and social security administration databases thereby exposing americans to even greater risk of theft of their most private personal information. in their written testimony, these experts warn the following about the health care.gov website. quote, there are clear indicators that even basic security was not, not built into the healthcare.gov website, end quote. quote, the vast amount of healthcare.gov code also means asupplying industry standards, security practices is a task that can have no real chance of success. end quote. healthcare.gov, quote, creates massive opportunity for fraud, scams, deceptive trade practices, identity theft, and more, end quote. mr. speaker, these threats to american family finances prompted me to ask the panel of cybersecurity experts within, under obamacare, americans can seek compensation from the federal government for financial losses caused by use of healthcare.gov. in reply not one expert, not one indicated obamacare requires the federal govern
. let's spend one moment on one issue. obamacare according to disagree in court is a tax. the president has used the law and has said i'm going to postpone that tax for this group first, big business. and i'm gointhen i'm going to pe attacks for six weeks for individuals. and then i'm going to postpone a year for small businesses. he's postponing taxes. since i have no life i have read obamacare. i do not see that in there where the president is getting the authority to postpone attacks, but he doesn't. if he has the legal authority to do that, which i doubt, what is to prevent him from going and looking at the irs code which is a mess. i don't know any american who thinks the code is a good bill. but rather than fix if we just make it bigger every year. so the president goes to the irs and says this group of businesses they are just having a bad year. or we can use the energy companies on the other end. i'm just going to postpone this paying income tax for a year. why? because i said so. or i will take this group and do something similar. rather than pay 38% of your just going to pay 2
republicans disapprove of the obamacare or affordable care act. we actually at half of our polling a thousand people about questions related to at fordable care ago. the other half about obamacare. essentially the numbers are about the same. and democrats were significantly more likely to support. >> woodruff: any greater sense of why people, why these young people feel so strongly? >> yeah, there was-- we're not actually too surprised by this. for the last several cycles that we've polled, we've seen the overall level of trust between young people and the powers within washington, d.c. whether the administration, republicans, democrats in congress, actually kind of lose trust every single day. so number one, coming out of washington, d.c. would have a lard time getting traction among millennials. also when you take a step back. when you think about the messages that millennials have been hearing, it is less about them, the benefits to them. it is more about it is necessary for them to join in order to compensate for older, sicker americans. so i don't think the narrative has been particularl
of users. republicans still want to rollback obamacare but to that mr. obama said this:. >> i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> pelley: the white house told us today that 650,000 americans visited the web site today alone. the administration says there were one million visits yesterday. manuel bojorquez tells us many of the people visiting the site are having a much more positive experience than earlier users did. >> come on, guys. >> reporter: moksha efsea, a pet sitter in fort worth, texas, said he had no problem enrolling in healthcare.gov, a big difference from two months ago. >> i'm a dog walker, it's a difference between a cooperative thing and a friendly dog wagging their tail and one trying to bite me. >> reporter: because he has panic attacks, he says private insurance would have cost him $800 a month. with a tax credit, his new plan will cost $112. looks like it's going to work out for everyone. the savings are unimaginable. >> reporter: i
the economic benefits of the affordable care act. >>> 80,000 californians have signed up for obamacare. kpix 5 is gathering experts for a hotline. representatives will be here at kpix 5 all day today to answer your questions. simply call between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and the number is 1-888-5-helps- u. >>> all right. 4:41 now. and unbelievable rescue caught on tape. how the man survived under water for days after his boat sank in the atlantic. >> and a mystery tipper is spreading the wealth at bay area restaurants. the message that he leaves behind along with thousands of dollars. we'll be right back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, underwater for almost 3 day. after his tugboa >>> check this amazing video of an underwater rescue that man trapped under water for almost three days after his tugboat sank in may. he was trapped in a four-foot square air pocket. he was then rescued and spent two days in a decompression chamber and returned home in good shape. >>> a big tipper is visiting bay area residents. who is this? kpix 5 reporter christin ayers reports. >> reporter: it began with two men having a steak dinne
, obamacare and other types of federal regulations. and on consumer spending which the fed is always watching as well, the report says it increased in almost all districts at a modest to moderate pace. to ashley around tracy. ashley: peter, look, the president also speaking about an hour ago. he is going in front of the camera a lot these days. talking about the economy. what is his read on things? >> well he didn't give us any kind of economic report card. this was a speech largely on economic inequality. it was about economic mobility. the ability of people to move up in income classes with better jobs and better training, et cetera. and it was, mainly to support the president's agenda items, including obamacare but also his education initiatives and other measures. back to you. ashley: peter barnes, thank you so much. >> you bet. tracy: let's get a quick reaction on these markets after that news peter just brought us. nicole petallides on floor of the new york stock exchange. little bit of movement. >> yeah a little bit of movement up off the lows. keeping close eye on 10-year bond. 2.84%
cheat is here to tell you next. >> well, it's no secret the federal obamacare web site is far f >>> well, it's no secret, the federal obama care website is far from fixed. and now some states are trying to bypass the hub. the ceo of connecticut's exchange joins us. good evening, sir. >> good evening. >> why do you want to diskent from the federal website? you are a state exchange, right? a state-established exchange? >> that's correct. our goal is to service our customers as well as we can and as consistently as we can. we're really looking at our plans as a backup just in those instances when the federal data hub may have some problems or might be down. >> is your state exchange better than the federal exchanges? if so, how and why? >> you know, i don't know enough about the federal exchange really to comment on that. what i can tell you is that we've worked very hard in connecticut to try to provide a really good customer experience, to try to make something complicated as simple and easy as possible. >> do you know how much sign up you've had? >> yes. we've had about 22,000 people, 60
why your doctor may not want to take the insurance you bought on the obamacare exchange. all that and more on real money. >> and now a techknow minute... >> meteorologist: just a few hours ago this was sunset here looking from the queens to the west. quite beautiful cared to what the rest of the country has been dealing with. in colorado they actually had to cancel the training here for the world cup skiing because it was snowing too much. well, it won't be snowing too much later. it will be ending and they'll be dealing with better weather. there's that snow in colorado. it's beginning to push towards east. the biggest problem we'll have over the next 24 hours is ice. this is one of the most dangerous weather phenomenons. you have to have the right type of atmospheric continues for this to occur. we do think across texas, oklahoma, parts of arkansas. it will be very significant. anywhere from .25 to .5-inch of ice is expected. this will effect highway 20, highway 30 if you're traveling in that direction. be appropriate. what you have to have is very warm air to the south. wa
of medicare that is going to go to obamacare and of course we were strengthening medicare by $500 billion. having that as a part of the record, how can we say that medicare has strengthened? is medicare now stronger than it has ever been? >> i don't bb of the trust fund reveals anything about the future solvency of medicare. the facts on the ground are that in recent years the gap between the premiums into payroll taxes going in is $300 billion. >> that is a cash flow deficit. we get 10,000 beneficiaries every day and the absence of general reform that allow people to get the care that they need and deserve and abby slover cost growth it will fall under its own financial weight. >> for the secretary to affirm, $500 billion that isn't really chump change in the big picture of health care costs. i am getting comments from constituents in the district who medicare advantage folks now their benefits are being reduced. they are losing access to their preferred physicians. this is under the current system now. my question is how much worse can this get for my seniors who opt out for medicare ad
interested of that. is obamacare constitutional? a huge number of people will focus on it in an institution will not adapt itself because it is very stayed in -- staid in getting that information out there. what it is they're that we're doing as part after national conversation it should be clear to everyone we're hardly alone. so for example, american lawyer media for which tony now works, has this wonderful publication, supreme court insider, which is getting more information about the court. pete now reports not on, all the law that, the justice department, the supreme court but they have instead of one platform in nbc news now, msnbc ends the website of "nbc news." so i do think that we're far from alone in taking advantage of the lower cost of distribution. we should talk at some point what the economic models of all these places are because tony operates on one economic model. some of his material is free through the blog of legal times. some is subscription only through the supreme court insider. pete's work is advertising supported. we have this unbelievable sponsor in bloomberg law
the plants. back in 2010, cbs chief actuary did a report on the impact of obamacare to medicare advantage. he wrote and i quote we estimate that in 2017 -- i know you touched on this, but elaborate, please. we estimate that in 2017 when the m.a. provisions will be fully phased in enrollment in medicare advantage plans will be lower i about 50%, does this track with your own analysis of these cuts of? >> apps alluded. as you for today medicare advantage is a high quality program, very popular. even more popular nationwide. the senior population is rising 10,000 beneficiaries every day. one would expect that if nothing else changed you would see more enrollment, a lot more. we are going to see less. what's changed is a financial foundation, the cuts under a maple make it impossible for plans to survive and those that survive will have to change the networks and their benefits and the cost-sharing in ways that seniors will find under struggle. the net result will be less availability of medicare advantage. >> next question for you. some democrats have been pushing the accountable care organizati
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